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882, Rome, Esquiline-Cispius

  • Record number: 882
  • Site: Rome
  • Building or zone: Esquiline-Cispius
  • Roof element: Capital?
  • Remarks: Hollow, circular element with flat fascia (H 2.6), above flat torus (H 4.3)/ fillet (H .7)/tall cavetto (H 6.7), with slanted back edge at top. Thin top edge (D .9) painted purple-brown. Top fascia has painted meander with alternating black & red segments, with black band on recess above torus. Torus: 2 1/2 horizontal rows of elongated scale pattern alternating red & black. On projecting ledge of cavetto, black (& red). Cavetto has plastic convex tongues with black outline band, alternating black/red central vertical bands
  • Bibliography: Gjerstad 1960, pp. 141-143, fig. 93.4; Helbig4 II, p. 594, no. 1829
  • Publication record: Early Rome III: Fortifications, domestic architecture, sanctuaries, stratigraphic excavations. Author: Gjerstad, E.. Place of publication: Lund. Publication Date: 1960
    Führer durch die öffentlichen Sammlungen klassischer Altertümer in Rome, Bd. 1-4. 4., völlig neu bearb. Aufl. Hrsg. Von H. Speier. Author: Helbig, W.. Place of publication: Tübingen. Publication Date: 1963-1972
  • Type of decoration: Painted meander/scale pattern/convex strigils
  • Last Recorded Collection: Antiquarium Comunale
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